Interview with: Manuel Reuter
"Manuel Reuter, you used the four week race break - amonst other things
- for intensive testing in Magny-Cours. Do you think that these tests
increased Opel's reliability, so that the good impressions of the ...
Top Qualifying was dominated by young Scotsman Dario Franchitti who was
only 10th after the qualifying session but set pole in Top Qualifying,
three 100ths of a second faster than his closest pursuer Kurt Thiim. In
For the first time in season '95 Alessandro Nannini succeeded in being
the fastest in a timed practice session. But not only Nannini, but all
the Alfa Romeos seem to be back to form, with five cars amongst the top
Free practice session
1 - Klaus Ludwig "It's a great feeling to be fastest, but it had to
happen today, as I had a tin of Red Bull before the session started...
Hopefully the weekend continues, as it started today. This would make me
Former F1 world champion and current GTCC Opel driver, Keke Rosberg,
announced his retirement from racing after last weekend's GTCC race
at Nuerburgring. He will continue to run Opel Team Rosberg in the
GTCC championship, however.
Bernd Schneider was the man of the day at the Nurburgring, where race
nine and ten of this year's DTM season took place. The DTM leader gained
two victories and another 40 points which gave him a very satisfying
Interview with '94 DTM champion Klaus Ludwig
Q: Klaus, You are called "King of the Ring". Have you got any kind of
home advantage or technical advantage here at the Nurburgring?"
KL: "Of course not. But I've got to admit: I've had a lot of ...
30 - Gabriele Tarquini
"After only two laps I had a gearbox problem. This was a little bit
frustrating, but not too important, as we already had found a fitting
set-up. I just had liked to do some more laps to know the car a little
Top Qualifying ended with a big surprise, when AMG Mercedes pilot Bernd
Schneider, the man with the most additional weight in his car (33 Kg)
conquered pole position, followed by his works mates Jan Magnussen, Kurt
Third free practice session
3 - Jorg van Ommen
DTM's "Marathon Man" was the fastest of the Mercedes "Seniors" and
felt quite confident after the session: "Still I got some problems, as
my car doesn't stay as calm as I'd like it to while braking.
A slightly surprised Manuel Reuter was the fastest man of the session,
while Alessandro Nannini, Alfa's fastest of the morning sessions - ended
up in disappointment, when he was struck by a gearbox problem just when
First and second free practice sessions
Session one had to be stopped because the track in the veedol chicane
was covered with dirt and car parts, after several drivers had left the
track and passed the gravel trap. 15 minutes later, after the...